Jack Shirazi

Jack Shirazi works in the Performance and Reliability team at
Hotels.com. He is the founder of JavaPerformanceTuning.com and author of
Java Performance Tuning (O’Reilly), and has been an official Java
Champion since 2005.

Jack has worked at all levels and all stages of IT projects in several
industries including with real-time, low latency and highly scaled
applications. As well as authoring his popular book and contributing to
several other books, Jack has published over 60 articles on Java
performance for various sites and magazines; and has published over 200
newsletters for JavaPerformanceTuning.com over 15 years, and with these
newsletters published around 10,000 Java performance and memory related

Become A Guru: How To Solve Java Memory Leaks In Under 10 Minutes

Day 1 - 27th Nov 17:20-18:10 Hall 3.2 #J2D Novice Advanced

I provide a consistent methodology for identifying whether you have a heap memory leak, analysing the memory to identify the leak, and determining the cause. I focus on heap leaks, which are the most common Java memory leaks. Yes, this talk will make you a guru.


Don’t Make it a Race: The Four Common Concurrency Data Control Patterns

Day 2 - 28th Nov 10:30-11:20 Hall 3.2 #J2D Novice Advanced

Developers have a tendency to focus on low-level implementations to handle concurrency, locks, lock-free algorithms, compare-and-set etc. But you shouldn’t jump into any implementation without first deciding which high-level concurrency control pattern is right for the problem. To help you make the right decision, I cover the four common concurrency control patterns that let you safely update shared mutable state: pessimistic locking, optimistic transactions, queue to a single thread, and partitioning the data.